Quid Pro Quo: The Ecology of the Self
Moderated by Steve Paulson
Producer and Interviewer for Public Radio's To the Best of Our Knowledge
How does our concept of the Self differ from our concept of others? What makes the human concept of Self different from that of non-human selves such as animals?
Philosopher and neurobiologist Owen Flanagan and psychologists Roy Baumeister and Paul Bloom will examine current biological, psychological, and anthropological research on the complex interaction between the Self and others and will consider the roots of empathy and morality.
Reception to Follow
7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor